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Maggie Tour Best of the Best

A Magnetic Island small business is making big waves as a world leader in the tourism industry after being recognised for giving tourists a first-class North Queensland experience. Aquascene Charters Magnetic Island have been in operation for 17 years with owners Steph and Adam Hinks starting the business to share their love of Magnetic Island with […]

The Game Changers for 2022 & Beyond

From time to time, communities are impacted by a significant investment or event that changes its focus or direction for the next generation. In 2022, North Queensland will experience several private sector projects that will be catalytic, enabling further major investment, particularly in new industries. Two dominant catalytic projects for the region are: COPPERSTRING 2.0 […]

Cleaning Up the World

A locally produced disinfectant has taken the world by storm with their innovative solutions to successfully tackling the after effects of natural disasters and now the Coronavirus pandemic. After 10 years of development in North Queensland, Townsville based company Natroshield has been gaining global traction for their 100 percent plant-based disinfectant, which founder and director, […]

The Power of Print Marketing in a Digital Age

In a world propelled forward by a digital mode of operation, it is easy to push print to the wayside or, even more so, predict its exit from modern life all together. With the rise of internet in recent decades, and its usefulness to human efforts becoming more concrete, it is no surprise that the […]

A Decade of Fitness

For almost a decade, husband and wife team, Brent and Lyndsey Gorris, have been the king and queen of the fitness market in Townsville. As they prepare to celebrate 10 years in business this June, they reflect on the last decade of success and how they managed to build a fitness empire from the ground […]

From Humble Beginnings to an Aspiring Australian Icon

What started with a homemade chunky steak pie recipe from a Charters Towers roadhouse and a bold vision to supply Australia with premium quality convenience pies has since become a multi-award-winning company that manufactures over 6,000 pies an hour and sells their products to several countries across the Asia-Pacific. Established in Townsville in 2003, The […]

Doing Business With Council

There is a lot for Townsville businesses to be optimistic about. The city has established itself as a key hub for Northern Australia and is poised to expand across major industries like hydrogen production and tourism. Mayor Jenny Hill says it wasn’t hard to remember how the city felt just a few years ago following […]

Five Minutes With…Connor McKay

As an accomplished endurance athlete and NQ Director of The Physio Movement (TPM), Townsville physiotherapist Connor McKay is a firm believer in using functional exercise to prevent injuries, improve performance and support rehabilitation. This holistic approach is the ethos of The Physio Movement which combines various allied health services to improve outcomes for clients. We […]

Innovative Notepads Helping Students Study

A James Cook University student has developed an innovative learning support tool designed to help students in her cohort study smarter and more effectively.  Fourth year JCU Medical Student, Kelsey Popham, first started Flourish Notepads after she was struggling to make her study more concise, efficient and motivating.  “As my study load was getting busier […]

Townsville Enterprise Launches Highly Anticipated Document

Townsville Enterprise today launched the highly anticipated ‘Opportunity Townsville North Queensland’ (OTNQ) publication, sponsored by Colliers International, at the annual Northern Advantage Business Breakfast. The document is the region’s leading comprehensive economic development and investment guide, encouraging large-scale private national and international investors to spend on projects within the North Queensland catchment area. Marking its […]